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Submitter's Information


Casandra Greene


Instructional Programs Support Coordinator


Inland Empire/Desert


Riverside City College

CTE Dean

CTE Dean's Name

Don Wilcoxson

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Program Details

Program Title

Automotive Hybrid and Electrical Vehicle

Submission Type

New Program

TOPs Code

Automotive Technology (094800)

Projected Start Date


Catalog Description

This program prepares students to apply technical knowledge of the service, diagnosis, and repair of modern hybrid and electric vehicles. Emphasis placed on high voltage battery packs, propulsion systems, charging systems, and related hybrid/EV control systems. 

Enrollment Completer Projections

Enrollment Completer Projections are 40 students annually with a 2-3% increase annually.

Program Proposal Attributes

Program Award Type(s) (Check all that apply)
  • Certificate of Achievement: 16 or greater semester (or 24 or greater quarter) units (C)
  • A.S. Degree (S)
Program Goal

ProgramLearning Objectives:

       Demonstrate personal and shop safety procedures needed to safely work with high voltage systems.

       Diagnose hybrid/electric vehicle control systems.

       Use a systematic, industry-standard process to troubleshoot, evaluate, and diagnose malfunctions of computer-controlled devices.

• Diagnose and repair electrical and electronic circuits.

Course Units and Hours

Total Certificate Units (Minimum and Maximum)


Units for Degree Major or Area of Emphasis (Minimum and Maximum)


Total Units for Degree (Minimum and Maximum)


Course Report

Program Requirements Narrative

AUT-50Automotive Principles4
AUT 52A Automotive Tune-up and Electrical Systems 4
AUT 54 Automotive Electrical Systems 4
AUT 56 Automotive Computer Controls 4
AUT 95 Introduction to Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology 3
AUT 96 Advanced Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology   4
Program Requirements

Semester 1

AUT 50


AUT 95

Semester 2

AUT 54



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Published at

10/10/19 - 10:05 AM



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Diann Thursby Super User   ·  10/15/19

Received regional recommendation at 10-14-19 IEDRC Deans Meeting.